Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Albertans are struggling

Albertans are struggling. They struggle not only with their finances but with their mental health during the current pandemic. Recently statistics were released informing the public that there were 301 opioid related deaths in the second quarter of 2020, a death toll that is almost double what it was during the same period of 2019. […]

HOME & LIFESTYLE

Town running two contests for Halloween

Although the annual Halloween Family Dance is not taking place this year due to COVID-19 restrictions, Morinville is offering two Halloween-themed contests to keep everyone in the ghoulish frame of mind. A Spooky Search & Find and Halloween Home Decor Contest run until Oct. 31.  […]

Crime & Police

Alberta RCMP highlights pedestrian safety this October

Even though the seasons are changing and the weather is becoming colder, there is still a lot of foot-traffic on our provincial roadways. This October, Alberta RCMP plans to focus on pedestrian safety, ensuring both motorists and pedestrians are informed of how to share the road responsibly. […]

Local News

Morinville celebrates International Day of Older Persons

October 1 was International Day of Older Persons. In recognition of this day-the Town of Morinville and FCSS department connected with community businesses and local organizations to fill 80 Swag bags to be presented to individuals 55+ that have registered to receive one.
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Province

AGLC launches PlayAlberta.ca

AGLC launched  PlayAlberta.ca  Oct. 1, a regulated, online gambling website Albertans over the age of 18 and pysically located in the province can take part in. The government says the site has a variety of virtual slots and table games at launch, and that more features will be added as time goes on. The gamng commission says the site integrates GameSense into the platform.  […]